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9069A Associate Accounting Analyst PSEG

Date: May 13, 2022

Location: Bethpage, NY, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition ID:  71462 

 

Job Function/Category:  Finance / Accounting 

 

Employment Type:  Exempt Full Time 

 

This is an exciting time to be joining PSEG. Our commitments, which include safety, integrity, customer focus, and diversity & inclusion, are the fabric of our culture and help drive the success of our business. We are fortunate to have an outstanding workforce of diverse and highly skilled talent who move us forward in our operational excellence journey.  PSEG has more than 12,000 employees who are dedicated to the communities we serve and embody our vision: People providing Safe, Reliable, Economic and Greener Energy.

 

Consistent with our core commitment of safety, PSEG has made the decision to require all new hires to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated as a condition of hire employment.  "Full vaccination" is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks since a single-dose vaccine has been administered.   Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a disability can request a reasonable accommodation.

Job Summary

Job Responsibilities

As a key member of the Accounting Services Department, the Accountant will report to the Special Billing and Financial Controls Manager. The selected candidate will be someone who is highly motivated and an analytical thinker, working through problems in order to reach justifiable conclusions to support their team, by utilizing hands-on accounting experience and an in-depth understanding of US GAAP and Regulatory accounting principles.  Provide support with Storm invoice validation and deliverables, also assisting with Month-End close and Purchase Power processes.  Provide support with annual revalidation of internal key controls and liaise with Internal Audit regarding testing of annual finance controls. 

• Preparation of Storm Invoicing in accordance with the Amended and Restated Operating Services Agreement.
• Preparation of Storm Cost Reporting for O&M and Capital.
• Record journal entries with appropriate supporting documentation.
• Perform account reconciliations with explanations and supporting documentation.
• Support annual revalidation of Finance Key controls and support audit related to testing of annual Finance controls.
• Review SAP financial statements with the ability to identify and correct errors with respect to master data, processing of data, and reporting of data.
• Submit a detailed invoice listing with funding total to ensure bank account is pre-funded, verifying all invoices have been paid accurately and timely.
• Record receipt of funding in SAP and submit payment request in Catalyst - with appropriate support and documentation.
• Develop and maintain analytical and processing tools, spreadsheets, upload programs and databases to ensure financial data integrity, and enhance overall use of FI/CO modules.
• Review classification of balance sheet and income statement in the general ledger report and prepares necessary adjustments in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
• Assists with various audit tasks, including providing support/and or documentation for internal and external audit and various ad-hoc projects and reports needed.
• Ensure the integrity of the books and records of the company.
• Responds to and resolves issues and requests from management teams (PSEG Long Island Lines of Business) and client (LIPA) regarding various accounting issues and reports, including Profit and Loss statements.
• Researches open accounting issues and recognize potential issues and/or conflicts so corrective actions can intercept and minimize issues.
• Develop relationships with key stakeholders in order to fully explain and support the implementation of PSEG-LI accounting policies and processes.
• Promote and implement procedural best practice by standardizing control checks and reporting in order to ensure all working practices are compliant with PSEG-LI policies, US GAAP and regulatory requirements.
• Protects organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
• Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintain personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
• Keep up to date with financial regulatory developments in order to ensure the optimization of best practice for PSEG-LI.
• Participate in ad hoc projects; assist other areas and processes within Finance as needed.

 

 

Job Specific Qualifications

Required Qualifications, Competencies, Education or Experience:

• BS or BA in Accounting.
• Proven analytical and problem solving abilities.
• Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
• Knowledge of accounting and finance principles and practice under US GAAP.

Required Qualifications, Competencies, Education or Experience:

CPA Preferred
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
• Ability to make sound judgments within established policies and procedures as well as challenge current processes in order to achieve greater efficiencies.
• Experience in responding to audit requests and preparing audit responses with adequate support.
• Strong analytical skills, with the ability to think from an objective perspective.
• Proficient in SAP (FI module)
• Experience in working with data analysis tools (SAP BO/BI, SQL, SAAS, etc.)
• Advanced Excel skills and prior experience with MS Access a plus.
• Ability to work in a highly regulated field.
• Knowledge and work experience with GASB accounting is a plus.

 

This is a multli-level growth series position.  Internal candidates will move laterally at their current grade level and will not be eligible for a promotion, therefore, the internal candidate must apply for the posting at their current grade level.  This applies to candidates moving within the same career path (e.g., analyst, supervisor, engineer), or to a different career path (e.g., analyst to engineer, supervisor to analyst). The selected candidate will have an opportunity to be promoted within the career path during an annual review.

 

 

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Disclaimer

Certain positions at the Company may require you to have access to Part 810-Controlled Information.  Under the law, the Company is limited in who it can share this information with and in certain circumstances it is necessary to obtain specific authorization before the Company can share this information.  Accordingly, if the position does require access to this information, you must complete a 10 CFR Part 810 Export Control Compliance Nationality Request Form, a copy of which will be provided to you by Talent Acquisition if an offer is made.  If there is a need for specific authorization, due to the time it takes to obtain authorization from the government, we will likely not be able to further proceed with an offer.

As an employee of PSE&G or PSEG Long Island, you should be aware that during storm restoration efforts, you may be required to perform functions outside of your routine duties and on a schedule that may be different from normal operations.

This site (http://www.pseg.com) is strictly for candidates who are not currently PSEG employees. PSEG employees must apply for jobs internally through empower which can be accessed through the mypseg homepage by clicking on the employee center tab, then under the empower header, choose careers.

Business needs may cause PSEG to cancel or delay filling position at any time during the selection process.

Certain positions at the Company may require you to have access to Part 810-Controlled Information.  Under the law, the Company is limited in who it can share this information with and in certain circumstances it is necessary to obtain specific authorization before the Company can share this information.  Accordingly, if the position does require access to this information, you must complete a 10 CFR Part 810 Export Control Compliance Nationality Request Form, a copy of which will be provided to you by Talent Acquisition if an offer is made.  If there is a need for specific authorization, due to the time it takes to obtain authorization from the government, we will likely not be able to further proceed with an offer.

Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment, including the hiring process, based on any legal protected characteristic. Legally protected characteristics included, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law in locations where PSEG employs individuals.

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